You’ve probably been receiving random acts of kindness at some point of your life. You may have also been giving RACK without even noticing it.
Have you ever helped somebody out of a tough situation or just did someone a favor without planning for it in advance?
A sweet surprise like this can really make a difference in someone else’s life. But did you know that giving out random acts of kindness can also be good for your health and overall well-being?
And it doesn’t require you to give up a lot. It can be as simple as a caring word, a compliment, a selfless act or a small gifts.
Here are some of the best ideas of random acts of kindness. If you are new to this concept, start small with 1 or 2 each time. We’ve also created a Christmas kindness advent calendar to give you some inspirations for making the special days more special. If you have more ideas to recommend, tell us in the comment so that we can share it as well!
Now, onto the ideas.
In this post you’ll find
37 Day-to-day Random acts of kindness ideas
Donate old clothes to Salvation Army or your local charity
Volunteer at an animal shelter
Send a care package to a deployed soldier
Smile at a random stranger
Offer to give newcomers a tour around town
Buy a meal for the homeless
Give an unsolicited compliment to your friends, family or coworkers
Leave some homemade goodies for the mailman
Let the manager of the store know when an associate gives you exceptional service
Feed the parking meter for a stranger
Clean up trash on the street or any local hotspot
Help out with a flat tyre
Visit a nursing home
Hold the door open for someone behind you
Leave a loving chalk message on the sidewalk
Volunteer at a homeless shelter
Write a thank-you note to a janitor or construction worker
Sponsor a child in need
Offer to babysit for someone you know
Give the seat on public transportation to someone in need
Participate in a fundraiser
Shovel the driveway for elderly neighbors
Give your extra changes to a street performer
Bring in donuts for your coworkers
Help someone carry the load
Put together a dinner-on-us basket for the homeless
Donate a book you love to Goodwill or your local library
Offer to walk the dogs your neighbors or a stranger
Do a 5K for charity
Offer a free dinner to needy families
Surprise your teacher with a thoughtful gift
Do the chores in the house
Fill the office pantry with snacks
Offer a free carwash for a senior
Give a ride to a hitchhiker
Buy someone a movie ticket
Share the love while inspiring others to do so
Christmas kindness advent calendar
Light up your holiday spirit by making a difference in someone’s life!
Here are some of the best random acts of kindness ideas to put in your Christmas advent calendar this year.
Day 1: Cut out holiday coupons and stick them to related products
Day 2: Send out free flowers
Day 3: Bring homemade Christmas cookies to the neighbors
Day 4: Send out candy canes on the street with a loving note
Day 5: Visit kids in hospital with gifts and toys
Day 6: Buy coffee for strangers
Day 7: Leave a big tip at a restaurant
Day 8: Volunteer in local fire station or rescue team
Day 9: Offer a full-body massage to a family member
Day 10: Pack a homecoming goodie box for a friend
Day 11: Send Christmas cards to your old friends
Day 12: Wrap a gift for someone on shift during holidays
Day 13: Cut down a Christmas tree for a family that couldn't afford one
Day 14: Give out free hugs (or let your dog do it!)
Day 15: Write a note to a friend who may need some love
Day 16: Call a long-distance friend or family member
Day 17: Set up a booth offering free lemonade
Day 18: Leave positive notes on the lockers of your gym
Day 19: Give out DIY kindness rocks to kids in the neighborhood
Day 20: Spend time in the nursing home with someone that don't have many visitors
Day 21: Donate toys to charity
Day 22: Bake a holiday cake for local police officers
Day 23: Sing Christmas carols for your neighbors
Day 24: Tape extra change to the vending machine
Day 25: Write a note of gratitude to your family
All right. That’s all for the random acts of kindness ideas! Which one you like the most? Also if you have more RACK ideas to recommend, tell us in the comment!